Leicht Financial Planning & Wealth Management Inc. Takes Position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (VNQ)

Leicht Financial Planning & Wealth Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm acquired 14,081 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $1,134,000. Vanguard Real Estate ETF makes up approximately 1.3% of Leicht Financial Planning & Wealth Management Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 25th biggest holding.

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Morgan Stanley increased its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 8,510,544 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $693,184,000 after buying an additional 78,683 shares in the last quarter. Creative Planning increased its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 20.3% in the 2nd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 5,554,959 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $452,451,000 after buying an additional 935,469 shares in the last quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp increased its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 3.7% in the 3rd quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 3,490,131 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $281,584,000 after buying an additional 125,142 shares in the last quarter. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC increased its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 6,719.9% in the 2nd quarter. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC now owns 3,273,982 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $40,420,000 after buying an additional 3,225,976 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Beacon Capital Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 30.8% in the 3rd quarter. Beacon Capital Management Inc. now owns 2,030,261 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $163,801,000 after buying an additional 477,791 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of VNQ traded up $0.64 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $78.09. The stock had a trading volume of 387,645 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,627,927. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a 52 week low of $72.05 and a 52 week high of $86.14.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 27th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 25th were given a $1.1437 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, September 24th. This represents a $4.57 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.86%. This is a boost from Vanguard Real Estate ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.73.

Vanguard Real Estate ETF Company Profile

Vanguard REIT ETF (the Fund) is an open-end investment company. The Fund invests in stocks issued by real estate investment trusts (REITs), companies that purchase office buildings, hotels, and other real property. It tracks the return of the MSCI US RIT Index, a gauge of real estate stocks. The Vanguard Group, Inc provides investment advisory services to the Fund.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

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